Nominees for 2022-23 ASPA Board of Directors

Below are the names of individuals nominated to serve on the 2022-23 ASPA Board of Directors. The names will remain posted for a period of two weeks beginning March 21. Voting will be done by electronic ballot beginning March 22 and will remain open through April 5.  Every ASPA member in good standing will be given the opportunity to vote during this time; an e-mail will be sent with a link to the ballot.  Elected Board members will be announced on May 15 after verifying membership in ASPA and AAPA and the new Board of Directors will take office beginning  July 1, 2022.

President Elect

  • Heather Neighbors

    • Graduated in 2008 from the UAB Surgical Physician Assistant Program and practiced in vascular surgery in Birmingham from 2009-2018. She is the current co-Director of Clinical Education for the UAB Physician Assistant Studies program.

 

Vice President

  • Bellamy Davis

    • Graduated in 2017 from the UAB Physician Assistant Studies Program. She currently practices with Urology Associates of Alabama in Birmingham

 

Secretary

  • Sidney Goscinski

    • Graduated in 2017 from the Mississippi College Physician Assistant Studies Program. She currently practices with Nephrology Associates PC in Birmingham.

 

Treasurer

  • Natalie Barefield

    • Graduated in 2010 from the UAB Surgical Physician Assistant Program. She practiced with an orthopedic surgery group in Montana before returning to Alabama in 2018. She currently serves as instructor of primary clinical skills and faculty at ACOM in Dothan.

Board Members at Large

  • Rebecca Holland

    • Graduated in 2016 from the UAB Physician Assistant Studies Program and has practiced in orthopedic surgery.

  • Christy Franklin

    • Graduated in 2017 from the UAB Physician Assistant Studies Program and currently practices Internal and Rehab Medicine at UAB West in Bessemer.

  • Stephanie McGilvray

    • Graduated in 2000 from the Emory Physician Assistant Program. She practiced for several years in orthopedic surgery, trauma burn ICU and urgent care at UAB, and emergency medicine. She also served as clinical coordinator at UAB’s Physician Assistant Program. In 2018, she moved to Mobile and currently serves at the Chair/Program Director of the University of South Alabama’s Physician Assistant Studies Program.

  • Lindsay Kolasa

    • Graduated in 2015 from the UAB Physician Assistant Studies Program. She currently practices primary care at the Family Medicine Clinic at UAB Highlands in Birmingham.

  • Molly Miller

    • Graduated in 2019 from the UAB Physician Assistant Studies Program. She currently practices with the Diagnostic Radiology team at UAB.

  • Bonnie Minton

    • Graduated in 2007 from the University of South Alabama Physician Assistant Studies Program and practiced in both primary care and hematology/oncology. She is the current co-Director of Clinical Education for the University of South Alabama’s Physician Assistant Studies Program in Mobile.

  • Katie Beckham

    • Graduated in 2012 from the UAB Surgical Physician Assistant Program. She currently practices with an orthopedic surgery group at Andrew’s Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham.

  • Brad Cantley

    • Graduated in 2012 from theUAB Surgical Physician Assistant Program and practiced in both emergency medicine and urgent care. He is the current Director of Clinical Education for Samford’s Physician Assistant Program in Birmingham.